Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California Community Benefit Program has awarded a $75,000 grant to the Center for Elders’ Independence (CEI) to help caregivers provide the best care for their aging parents. The grant will be used [...]
Covered California has launched a self-enrollment function of the Small Business Health Options (SHOP) online marketplace, starting this week. With this new function, small business owners with between one and 50 eligible employees can enroll [...]
Living with HIV presents challenges, no matter what your age. But older Americans with HIV may face different issues than their younger counterparts, including greater social isolation and the lack of a strong, local support [...]
City officials are saying that current zoning regulations prohibit the inspection of hazardous materials at the old Horizon Beverage building in West Oakland, which is encouraging news to local residents who do not want to [...]
Oakland Raiders teamed up with Westlake Middle School on Tuesday to discuss the importance of healthy living and active lifestyles as apart of United Way’s Annual “Hometown Huddle” campaign. Un
Proposition D in San Francisco is a first in the nation ballot measure that gives voters a chance to weigh in on the rising cost of prescription medications in the United States.
The Habesha (Eritrean and Ethiopian) Women’s Health Expo (HWHE) will host a health expo on February 8th to raise awareness in the Habesha community about healthy living. A fundraising cocktail event will be held Thursday, [...]
Governor Brown signed AB 1008, jointly authored by Assemblymembers Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) last Friday, which keeps San Leandro Hospital and Alameda Hospital open by allowing Alameda Health System (AHS) to keep [...]
Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) and Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) have announced they will hold public hearings on the conditions in California prisons that have led to the inmate hunger strike, now in its second [...]
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), an advocate for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is taking every opportunity to educate the community on how this health reform will benefit families across the nation.